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Photoshop CS: Selection Tool Issue

 
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May 21, 2012 00:32 |  #1
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When I select an object via quick select (for example) and then I layer via a cut, there is what appears to be a white line bordering the selection. Though at a closer look, the edges are feathered in it appears and a part of the photo is essentially cut.


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note: exposures are different in trees because i adjusted the exposure separately from the background (hence why I 'layered via cut')


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May 21, 2012 01:29 |  #3

Making Selection in Photoshop is a craft you have to master, and it takes Practice, Practice and more Practice! You have to learn the subtleties of Selections!


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May 21, 2012 01:33 |  #4

Get to know the Refine Edge tools and adjustments...


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May 21, 2012 04:57 as a reply to  @ FlyingPhotog's post |  #5

Jay is totally right in saying that the refine edge is the key to fixing alot of these. Trying to select trees is one of the tougher ones I have found. I can do fly away hair easier than I can do them for some reason. I have found it easier to make a mask and then refine the mask. This way you can paint in or out on the mask and always use that for your selection. There are some good tutorials online that can easily be found in an internet search.


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